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Kazakhstan asks Russia for additional Sputnik V supplies

  • April 07, 2021

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Kazakhstan has asked Russia to supply it with an additional 4 million doses of its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, healthcare minister Alexei Tsoi said on Wednesday.

The former Soviet republic has secured 2 million doses of the vaccine and has launched domestic production in order to support its mass vaccination campaign.

(Reporting by Tamara Vaal; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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